Nebraska Cattlemen News


Date: 9/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Title: Disaster Relief Efforts Across the Nation

For Immediate Release

Contact:

Talia Goes

402.719.2181

tgoes@necattlemen.org

September 12, 2017

NEWS RELEASE

 

Disaster Relief Efforts Across the Nation

 

 

LINCOLN, NE (Sep. 12, 2017) - This summer season has brought multiple natural disasters that have been disrupting lands across the Nation. Raging fires in the northwest to the Hurricanes hitting the coast in the south/southeast. Nebraska Cattlemen has gathered information on a few ways members and others can donate to the already established relief efforts.

 

Hurricane Harvey Relief in Texas

To donate to the Texas Flood Relief Efforts contact:

 

Eldon White

Email: ewhite@tscra.org 

More information visit: www.tscra.org/relieffund 

Donations may be made online here: http://tinyurl.com/relieffund 

 

Checks may also be mailed to:

 

Cattle Raisers Relief Fund

TSCRF

1600 Gendy Street

Fort Worth, TX  76107

 

In other efforts, the All American Beef Battalion (AABB) has been grilling up thousands of protein-rich burgers for those in need. In a collaborative effort, the AABB is joining forces with the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) with support from three of the main Packers in the U.S., National Beef, Cargill and Tyson, all of whom have donated tens of thousands of pounds of meat. To support the efforts of the AABB and to make sure they don't run out of chips, buns, and drinks all contributions can be made payable to:

 

Kansas Livestock Foundation

6031 SW 37th Street

Topeka, KS 66614.

MEMO: "Burger Feed."

(785) 273-5115

 

Also, the Animal Science Graduate Student Assoc. (ASGSA) of UNL is collecting monetary donations to be used to purchase livestock feed for livestock and horses affected by Hurricane Harvey. All donations will go directly to purchase of feed and supplies. Supplies will be transported to La Porte, TX by a member of ASGSA. Donations can be made at:  www.gofundme.com/ASGSALivestockRelief  

 

Wild Fire Relief in Montana

The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation has been sending donations on locally to organizations like the Garfield County Fire Foundation. If fires and drought continue to impact producers in other parts of the state the Montana Stockgrowers plans to direct donations to those locations.

Donations can be made directly to Garfield County Fire Foundation by sending a check to:

 

Garfield County Bank

PO Box 6

Jordan, MT  59337 

(406) 557-2201  

or send to:

 

Redwater Valley Bank

PO Box 60, Circle, MT 59215

(406) 485-4782 

 

Make a general donation to the Montana Stockgrowers Foundation

here: https://secure.mtbeef.org/np/clients/mtbeef/donation.jsp 

 

As you are making donations to charities and disaster relief programs please be cautious of the possibility of scammers, we encourage you to know where your money and efforts are going. For more information on this please visit: https://tinyurl.com/yad2tuo3 

Nebraska Cattlemen appreciates all of the efforts put forth by our members and citizens of Nebraska. We know and truly believe if disaster strikes our beloved State our friends and neighbors across the nation will be there to help put us back together.

As more information becomes available Nebraska Cattlemen will keep people updated via social and media outlets. We are truly grateful for any efforts put forth by NC members to help our friends during this troubled time.

 

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The Nebraska Cattlemen association serves as the representative for the state's beef cattle industry and represents professional cattle breeders, ranchers and feeders, as well as county and local cattlemen's associations. Its headquarters are in Lincoln with satellite offices around the state to best serve members.

 

 



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